The former CEO of two University of Southern California hospitals has been hired as senior vice president and CEO of Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa.
Scott Evans was previously CEO of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, where he led multiple construction projects and boosted certain revenue categories by more than 50 percent, according to a press release from Sharp Grossmont Hospital.
The two USC hospitals combined have a total of 471 beds. By comparison, Sharp Grossmont has a total of 540 beds.
Evans also previously served as USC’s chief operating officer from 2007 to 2012 and director of pharmacy from 2004 to 2007.
Sharp Grossmont’s previous CEO, Michele Tarbet, served in the position from 1996 until her death from a brief illness in July 2014.